In 2019, Socorro County, NM had a population of 16.9k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $42,083. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Socorro County, NM declined from 17,000 to 16,858, a −0.835% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,146 to $42,083, a 16.4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Socorro County, NM are White (Hispanic) (45.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (34.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.25%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.89%). 0% of the households in Socorro County, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
95.8% of the residents in Socorro County, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Socorro County, NM are New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (408 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Socorro County, NM was $124,100, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%. Most people in Socorro County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Socorro County, NM was 1 car per household.